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river park in new york, and the blue waste plant in the city of vancouver, canada, and the one that most resembles our waterfront is the port of oakland's waterfront plan, which is a good example of some of the work that we can apply to the southern waterfront. as a part of best practices, we looked at sign it, how we can improve sign it to provide continuity on the system, site furnishings -- how we design and establish criteria for furnishings that are durable, made tenable, comfortable, and usable. and again, the idea of connections. how do we connect open spaces together down to the waterfront? a good example of this is in vancouver where they have lives that come down to the waterfront so that it is not a linear system that if you drop from at&t park to herons head park, you just have to jog back, but you might be able to look into the neighborhood and provide down to the water and back up into the neighborhood, so it is something we're looking at as part of the connector street along the blue green way. since the community workshop and at the community workshop, we received a numbe
. this next story, if you're driving down the street, this happens to be in canada, but if you're driving down the street and see that, what do you see? >> i see a kid getting very big. i mean, first reaction it looks like a kid in the middle of the road playing with a ball. >> look at that closely. you're driving down the street, you would think you're about to come up and hit a kid. that's the idea behind this. and it gives this 3d illusion, but they're trying a new system here to try to get people to slow down by giving this 3d illusion. naturally, reynolds, you could fool somebody, so what could possibly be the problem here? >> people would get used to it, become accustomed to it, so when you a real situation with a real child chasing the ball, there -- there you go. >>he other part people are concerned about, possibly what if you see that and think it is a real child and you swerve and you actually do hit, god forbid, a child or another vehic because you're swerving trying to miss what you think is a -- >> that's ait terrifying prospe. it really is. scary stuff. >> once you get used tous
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